Notre Dame rows strongly against No. 1 Ohio State, No. RV Michigan State
AS A JUNIOR: Competed with the first and second novice eights and the second varsity four during spring slate … second varsity four collected three runner-up finishes to begin the season at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational … transitioned to the second novice eight and defeated No. 1 Ohio State in 6:52.73 in the first race of the Big Ten/ACC Double Dual … crew wrapped up the regatta with a heat victory over No. RV Michigan State (7:08.00) … first novice eight clocked a runner-up time of 7:08.80 on opening night at the Dale England Cup … racing with the second varsity four, placed third in the grand final (7:32.00) at the 2015 ACC Championship.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Raced primarily with the second and third varsity four boats ... opened season with a pair of runner-up finishes at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational as part of the third varsity four boat with times of 7:50.745 and 8:42.830 in both Saturday sessions ... moved to the second varsity four "A" boat for the Sunday session and earned another second place finish (7:42.940) ... rowed in third different boat of the season, the open eight, at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... took home a first place finish at the Dale England Cup as a part of the novice eight/ third varsity eight boat, defeating Alabama (6:57.50) ... outpointed Rhode Island during the Saturday afternoon session of the Dale England Cup, crossing the finish line with the novice eight/third varsity eight boat in a time of 6:50.30 ... closed out season at the ACC Championship with a runner-up finish in the third varsity eight final (6:56.40).
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared with multiple crews for the Irish ... stroked with the first novice eight B-team at Michigan State ... came in third in first race with a 7:47.90 clip and second behind Michigan in the second race after posting a mark of 8:08.50 ... moved into the second novice eight boat at the Ohio State Invitational, placing second in the first race and third in the afternoon competition ... appeared in two races with the first novice eight B-team lineup at the fifth annual Dale England Cup ... came in behind the Irish A-team and Alabama in the first race with a time of 7:34.4, before finishing third in the second race with a 7:47.2 time ... stroked with the third varsity four boat at the BIG EAST Championship and won the grand final race in a time of 8:20.902.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, N.J. ... participated in the school's rowing and swim teams all four years, and played volleyball and ran cross country ... earned three varsity letters, one each in rowing, swimming and cross country ... as a senior, swam in the state quarterfinal meet ... as a rower, competed in the varsity double boat in the stroke seat ... competed in the Stotesbury Cup Regatta, placing second at the Garden State Championship Regatta and fifth at the finals of the SRAA National Regatta ... as a junior, won the state swimming quarterfinal meet and went on to compete at the semi-final meet ... in the four boat, placed at the Garden State Championship Regatta and made it to the finals at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta ... as a sophomore, won the state quarterfinal swim meet and swam at the semi-finals ... rowed in the double boat in the stroke seat and competed at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta ... as a freshman competed in the novice eight boat ... attended same high school as Notre Dame track team member Kayla Polcari ... was a member of the National Honor Society, earning highest honor roll recognition for every grading quarter in high school ... is the daughter of Mike and Margie McKeon ... has a younger sister, Katie ... enrolled in the College of Engineering.